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A Great Cure All

‘Setting his coarse feeding and slovenly habits out of the question, there is no domestic animal so profitable or so useful to man as the much maligned pig, or any that yields him a more varied or more luxurious repast’ Isabella Beeton, Book of Household Management 1861 I had seen a mysterious ad in Map… Read more

Filed in: Brisbane, Food Experiences

Cooking with Ranchor

My friend Maria told me about some cooking demonstrations she went to regularly.  She talked about how interesting they were and how amusing the presenter was.  Early in the new year, she sent an email with a list of up coming demonstrations so I chose a topic I thought we’d both be interested in and… Read more

Filed in: Brisbane, Food Experiences

‘Mele Kalikimaka…

…is the thing to say on a bright Hawaiian Christmas Day.’It was a rude shock to race into the supermarket at 7.30pm on a Tuesday evening and hear Bing Crosby crooning to the one or two souls wandering the aisles.  It was the first real reminder for me that Christmas is not long away.  It’s… Read more

Filed in: Miscellaneous

This Little Piggy

Despite a minor touch of jet lag and a huge backlog of posts to write, less than 24 hours off the plane from Chile, TIFFIN was out there rubbing shoulders with the Foodistas of Bris-Vegas to make sure you have the up to minute facts on cooking schools in Brisbane.  Last night I was lucky… Read more

Filed in: Brisbane, Food Experiences

Lace up your boots, we’re going trekking….

A few weeks ago I found myself on a trek in the wilds of Fairfield, Brisbane.  It took me across many borders and I met lots of other like minded trekkers on the same journey.  It was my favourite kind of trek.  No physical exertion involved and lots of eating along the way.  It was… Read more

Filed in: Brisbane, Food Experiences

Casa Luna Cooking School – Bali

As we were spending a decent amount of time in Bali, I decided that it might be interesting to go to a cooking school.  After some research, it became apparent that Casa Luna cooking school in Ubud was the place to go.  Casa Luna is owned by expat Janet Da Neefe and her husband and… Read more

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Hope Springs Eternal

My husband is not much of a cook.  Sure, he knows his way around a tin of tuna and can scare up a good looking salad sandwich but on the whole, it’s more forage that foie gras.  He often says he should learn to cook and knows that practice is the best way to improve… Read more

Filed in: Brisbane, Food Experiences